Buitenpost

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Buitenpost
Village
Flag of Buitenpost
Flag
Coat of arms of Buitenpost
Coat of arms
Location of Buitenpost
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Population
 • Total 5,834 (1 january 2,012)

Buitenpost (Bûtenpost in West Frisian) is a town in north-east Friesland in the Netherlands.

It lies approximately halfway between the cities of Leeuwarden (the capital of Friesland) and Groningen, in the northern part of the municipality of Achtkarspelen. With 5,765 inhabitants, Buitenpost is the second largest settlement in the municipality.

Buitenpost is home to the Netherlands' largest botanical herbal garden

More information on Buitenpost and its inhabitants can be found on the site of the local community-organization www.binnenbuitenpost.nl

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Coordinates: 53°15′N 6°09′E / 53.250°N 6.150°E / 53.250; 6.150